29 September 2022
Parliament building of Sri Lanka (photo credit: pun:chat)
Sri Lankan lawmakers will debate [...] the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution aimed at empowering Parliament over the executive president.
Party leaders agreed to take up the debate on the 22nd Amendment in Parliament on October 6 and 7, Communications Department of Parliament said [...].
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that the bill seeking the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution can be adopted with a two-thirds majority in the House but some clauses will require a nationwide referendum unless some of the clauses inconsistent with the Constitution are left out of the Bill.
The government responded then saying that debatable clauses would be left out for its adoption in Parliament.
Read the full article here: The Print
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